Regional News

Thu 25 Apr 2019

Major announcement for literature festival

premium_icon Major announcement for literature festival

Author of Mao's Last Dancer in the region for special dinner

Candidate signs under fire

Candidate signs under fire

Election signs vandalised in Airlie Beach

’No plans to review Adani’: Shorten

premium_icon ’No plans to review Adani’: Shorten

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has declared Adani’s approvals won’t be reviewed while defending his previous scepticism of the mining project.

When to see the RAAF flypast: Every Queensland town listed

When to see the RAAF flypast: Every Queensland town listed

LOOK to the sky today as various aircraft take flight for the highly-anticipated Anzac Day Air Force Flypasts. See the full schedule here.

YOUR GUIDE: Special event marks Stop Adani convoy arrival

YOUR GUIDE: Special event marks Stop Adani convoy arrival

Live music, food and drink stalls, guest speakers and so much more to welcome Bob Brown Foundation's Stop Adani Convoy.

Bill short on the truth over Adani

premium_icon Bill short on the truth over Adani

Bill Shorten’s credibility has taken a new hit after he denied ever uttering he was against Adani, despite his own transcripts revealing him saying: “I don’t...

Man fined after refusing to leave club

premium_icon Man fined after refusing to leave club

Man fined after 'drunken behaviour in its purest form'.

Special remembrance for Di

premium_icon Special remembrance for Di

Mandalay woman spent 26 years in RAAF.

Prossy man in shock after home burns

premium_icon Prossy man in shock after home burns

A Proserpine man is in shock after arriving to find his house destroyed by fire and smoke.

Wed 24 Apr 2019

Truck rolls off side of road near Farleigh

premium_icon Truck rolls off side of road near Farleigh

Crews working to clear scene of truck crash west of Mackay

Divisive party runs candidate in Dawson

premium_icon Divisive party runs candidate in Dawson

He is second of the Dawson ballot paper, but few of his political rivals have heard of him

Adani’s bid to bankrupt traditional owner hits court

premium_icon Adani’s bid to bankrupt traditional owner hits court

A date has been set for Indian mining giant Adani’s case to bankrupt a traditional land owner who fought to stop its $2 billion Carmichael mine – and it falls just...

5000 protesters unite at Stop Adani rally

5000 protesters unite at Stop Adani rally

"I'D LIKE to see an end to fossil fuels all together and push towards renewable energy. The climate is in crisis."

Water main bursts in Airlie

premium_icon Water main bursts in Airlie

Water has been cut after a pipe leaked burst in the early hours of the morning

Ukranian sailor winched to safety

premium_icon Ukranian sailor winched to safety

Man in hospital after being winched from cargo ship anchored off Mackay

ANZAC DAY: Isaac, Mackay and Whitsunday service times

ANZAC DAY: Isaac, Mackay and Whitsunday service times

Your guide to Anzac Day marches and services across the Mackay region.

Courts in a 'straitjacket' over sentences

premium_icon Courts in a 'straitjacket' over sentences

Queensland Law Society president: 'If justice is not individual then it is not justice at all'

Funding announced for Whitsunday sporting group

premium_icon Funding announced for Whitsunday sporting group

A sporting club in the Whitsundays is looking brighter after almost $500,000 was announced for a Proserpine sporting facility today.

Shorten coal stance could burn Labor seats

premium_icon Shorten coal stance could burn Labor seats

Bill Shorten is refusing to sign a union pledge in support of coal mining that several of his candidates in must-win Queensland seats have lent their names to.

Adani campaign to address 'lies insults and hysteria'

premium_icon Adani campaign to address 'lies insults and hysteria'

Company aims to dispel myths around water management and indigenous support

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